Welcome to Baghdad: How Iraq Used to Be in the 1950s





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Published on Aug 8, 2014

Fascinating insight in to Iraq in the 1950s. The country is steeped in a rich history and culture. The very beginnings of civilisation started here and where man began cultivating the land and where writing was conceived. It even used to be a tourist hot spot.
Watch another video about Iraq in the 1950s here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkcoQ1...

This film is actually a shortened version of our Ageless Iraq reels 1 & 2 which you can see here:
Reel 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YY-V-...
Reel 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9YC8...

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